Strategic Partnering For Composting Facility Growth
“Our collaboration allows us to more efficiently use our assets for more than one business unit,” says John Adelman, CEO of CPRC Group (center), along with Brett Richardson of We Compost It! (left) and Jim Hiltner. CPRC’s MB Bark composting facility (right) is in Auburn, Maine.

We Compost It! in Maine and Roots Composting in Arizona are expanding their operations by aligning with larger companies that have compatible expertise, processing equipment and available land.
Craig Coker
BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 19

Introducing … STA Certified Compost
US Composting Council's STA Certified Compost seal

In a new development, the US Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program can now be defined as a certification program.
Ron Alexander and Al Rattie
BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 27

Entrepreneur Connects Generators To AD
Napoleon Biogas, LLC processes organic waste from a neighboring Campbell Soup Company plant in Napoleon, Ohio. Underground pipes transport the organics from the plant to the digester (shown in foreground; biogas storage unit on right).

A Northeast company brings anaerobic digestion and renewable energy to the feedstock sources in Ohio and New York State.
Dan Emerson
BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 34

Composting, Zero Waste On NYC’s Governors Island
Volunteers assist with mixing foods scraps from New York City’s Greenmarkets with an equal amount of preblended carbon amendment to create an aerated static pile. Earth Matter NY cofounder Marisa DeDominicis in on right.

Earth Matter NY, located on Governors Island in New York Harbor, operates a Compost Learning Center, training programs, zero waste initiatives and a community composting site. Part V
BioCycle October 2014, Vol. 55, No. 9, p. 35

Food Recovery In San Diego
With 14.8 percent of the San Diego region in the food insecure individuals category, increasing food donation is an integral part of the city’s organics program.

Source reduction, diverting for reuse and composting are the best combined practices for food scraps management. This article highlights food donation potential in the City of San Diego.
Ana Carvalho
BioCycle March 2013, Vol. 54, No. 3, p. 33

Next Frontier Of Organics Recycling In California
The Clean World anaerobic digester installation at the South Area Transfer Station in Sacramento is designed to process 100 tons/day of source separated organics.

To achieve its 75 percent goal, CalRecycle estimates California will need to move about
22 million more tons of organics and other recyclables from disposal to recycling annually.
Caroll Mortensen
BioCycle March 2013, Vol. 54, No. 3, p. 29